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Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center

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Address: 600 E Lawson Rd, Jonesboro, AR 72404-8897
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+1 870-933-6787
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 08:30 - 16:30

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Great Afternoon with the grandkids

What a wonderful adventure and learning experience! Started with the creation of Crowley's Ridge. Feeling the earthquake, volcano erupt, the mist on your face; and all the changes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
X5898HDjohnw
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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a wonderful adventure and learning experience! Started with the creation of Crowley's Ridge. Feeling the earthquake, volcano erupt, the mist on your face; and all the changes that took place to make the ridge. Then off to check the the many live animals, tracks, sights ,and sounds. Just so much fun and if you have questions there is always... More 

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Jonesboro, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy the grounds and the inside year round. Any child will find something they are intrigued by. The hands on exhibits are tops.

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Thank Angela H
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Like I said need a break from the rat race just a short drive away from town and escape is here! Unwind soak it in and take everything you brought with ya! Leave it like you found it or Better!

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Thank John M
Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Beautiful walking trail (mostly fenced and elevated for great views). If you want some great pictures--don't miss this place. The movie was really good--I'm glad that it was recommended to us--we didn't do it last time we were here. Lots of hands on things for kids in the lower level.

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Amagon, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

my family and I enjoyed this way more then anticipated. staff was great, museum clean and educational

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Thank micha1398
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The trails are well kept and shaded. The nature center itself has live animals to view (as well as stuffed) which are indigenous to Arkansas. Staff is knowledgeable, and there are kids activities and a video/movie presentation. Good for all ages and it's free. It's on the edge of the city's Forrest Park - where the camping is excellent, and... More 

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The nature center is conveniently located on the south edge of the city's Craighead Forrest Park - both within the city & great places to visit nature a little without having to leave the city! The nature center offers many displays & interactive displays & talks for kids and has a nice walking trail with a small overlook tower. A... More 

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Thank Lynn W
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a great place to visit. All ages find it interesting! We love to take our grandchildren, and they love to go!

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Thank Janell W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A real treat for nature lovers. We bring our grandchildren every time they visit. A walking trail is good. Center features animals of AR with descriptions and sounds. A short movie of the history of Crowleys Ridge is a real treat for young and old.

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Thank Linda S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The nature center is a wonderful place hidden in craighead county. I love bringing the kids here they get a kick out of walking around looking at the animals on display ad seeing the educational stuff set up. The walkway around the natural setting is nice. I also like the hiking trails from the nature center to the outlook post... More 

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